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Candlelight vigil for Lancaster City fire victims

Relatives, friends and neighbors gather in front of the rowhome in the 200 block of East Madison street where a 38-year-old city woman and her 6-year-old niece died in an early morning fire.  About 50 people gathered at around 7 o’clock Monday evening for the emotional candlelight vigil in front of the now boarded up home .

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Three firefighters were injured fighting the fire.  Andre Kelly is in critical but stable condition at Crozer-Chester Medical Center.  The other two firefighters, Tom Benders and Craig Robertson were treated for minor injuries.

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1 Comment

  • Kenny T

    Maybe candle vigils do nothing for you, but for families that are grieving, it is a way of showing respect for loved ones. How you could be so insensitive to post your comment is beyond me. I pray that you never lose a loved one by an accident.

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